Entries by Stephanie Ferdelja

Marg McKenzie finishing Friday 18th September

Marg has made the decision to devote her full attention to her farm and home.  After a year as a valued team member, she’ll finish up on Friday 18/9/20.  Marg says she has really enjoyed working within our organisation and is especially grateful for the opportunity to assist farmers. We thank Marg for her contribution to […]

seeking expressions of interest – Senior Manager/Program Co-ordinator

SENIOR MANAGER/PROGRAM CO-ORDINATOR 12 Month Contract (1.0 FTE) Sunraysia Rural Counselling Service is seeking expressions of interest for a Senior Manager/Program Co-ordinator to join our team in Mildura. This is a new position that will ideally be able to assume responsibility for co-ordinating our Small Business Financial Counselling program and share responsibility for some key […]

Scott Sanders finishing Friday 18th September

After almost two years in the Rural Financial Counsellor role at Swan Hill Scott Sanders has decided to move on to expand his olive grove and agribusiness.  ‘Working with farmers in this role has been really rewarding and it’s been a privilege to work within such a highly valued service’ said Scott. In January 2019 […]

COVID-19 statement

Please take the time to read the advice from our Executive Officer outlining our commitment to you going forward in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In summary, we will strive to provide the same level of support but in different and creative ways. Please click to view here Feel free to contact Stephanie Ferdelja, Senior Rural […]

Update – Farm Machinery Improvement Program

The highly successful Farm Machinery Improvement Program, providing up to $10,000 (excl-GST) per eligible cropping or grain farm businesses in Millewa and surrounding areas, fully allocated all funds on 11 March 2020.  Current advice from VFF, administrators of the grant, is that eligible farmers can still apply.  In the event further funds become available (either […]

FHA $750 Stimulus Payments

As part of the Australian Government’s Economic Response to the Coronavirus, they have announced one-off payments of $750. Current recipients of the Farm Household Allowance are eligible to receive this payment. This payment will be automatic, with most payments to be made between 31st March to mid-April. This payment is exempt from tax, and wont […]

Drought Support Millewa

 Agriculture Victoria has compiled a list of support for farmers in the Millewa and surrounds. Please click here to see the full list for links to financial and employment support, technical support, personal and family support and regional support.